Windows 7 supports a multitouch interface out of box, and numeral of laptop has dispatched with touch-allow LCD monitors. For the most part, multitouch has been helpful only with Windows 7-exact applications or with intermediary apps designed for the Windows 7 touch interface.
Once you've played with the package Microsoft Touch applications, their innovation starts to wear off. Now, a supplier of boutique gaming PCs, is taking its shot. The corporation's Armada MT20X utilizes touch-allowed Windows 7, but as well offers a utility that it calls magic to allow standard DirectX games to take advantage of the touchscreen.
The MT20X dispatch with a sturdy Intel Core i7 720M CPU, but its GPU is a quite feeble mobile Radeon HD 5650. Even with laptop's resolution scaled downward to 1680 by 1050 pixels and its features set to medium-low, Just Cause 2 eked out a slight 17.4 frames per second.
Far Cry 2 operates in DirectX 9 mode at medium settings, tariffs better, striking 42.9 fps at full 1080p resolution. But Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising managed only 22 fps at medium settings and full 1080p. So if you plan on buying the Armada MT20X as a gaming rig, you need play the more demanding titles at lower resolutions and reduced graphics settings.
When running desktop apps, the MT20X chop somewhat after other PCs in its class, posting a World Bench 6 score of 104. The unit as well has a rather limited collection of ports, with two enthusiastic USB ports; one eSATA/USB combo port; and VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and audio in/out jacks.